Willie Nelson has announced the upcoming release of his 70th studio album titled First Rose of Spring The album is set to be released on Friday, April 24; the album’s title track, “First Rose of Spring,” along with a music video, can be viewed here.
First Rose of Spring features two entirely new songs, “Blue Star” and “Love Just Laughed,” as well as Nelson’s interpretations of songs written by a variety of pop and country songwriters, including Chris Stapleton and Toby Keith. Nelson covers Keith’s “Don’t Let the Old Man In,” and he also offers up his rendition of a brand-new Stapleton song titled “Our Song.” First Rose of Spring is Nelson’s first new collection of songs since he won the 2020 Best Country Solo Performance Grammy Award for “Ride Me Back Home,” the title track from his most recent album from 2019.
First Rose of Spring is currently available for pre-order across a variety of formats. Special fan packages are available for order via Nelson’s official website.
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